Timaru Sea Temperature

(Today) Feb 2017

15.6°C / 60°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
12°C / 53°F

Partly cloudy

3 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Timaru, Canterbury are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for Timaru

  • Low 05:50am
  • High 12:03pm
  • Low 06:05pm
  • High 12:30am
  • Low 06:52am
  • High 12:52pm
  • Low 06:51pm
  • High 01:11am
  • Low 07:40am
  • High 01:32pm
  • Low 07:31pm
  • High 01:49am
  • Low 08:19am
  • High 02:05pm
  • Low 08:07pm
  • High 02:26am
  • Low 08:54am
  • High 02:39pm
  • Low 08:43pm
  • High 03:04am
  • Low 09:29am
  • High 03:16pm
  • Low 09:22pm
  • High 03:45am
  • Low 10:09am
  • High 03:58pm
  • Low 10:06pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Timaru Harbour, New Zealand) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average February sea temperatures

  • Max: 18°C / 64.4°F
  • Avg: 16.4°C / 61.5°F
  • Min: 15.5°C / 59.9°F
Timaru average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Timaru are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Timaru (-44.4, 171.25)


Whilst sea temperatures for Timaru are as accurate as current data allows there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Timaru
TIU, Te Tihi-o-Maru, Timaru, Timaru City, Timaru-Distrikt, Тимару